The CFA® Institute Investment Foundations program covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global investment industry.
This self-study program is designed for all professional disciplines outside of investment roles, including IT, operations, accounting, administration, and marketing. There is no education or experience requirement and the online exam is offered at test centers around the world.
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Edge FIT is a private educational institution with a proud track record of providing outstanding tuition to persons studying for qualifications and professional designations.
Edge FIT provides tuition support for all 3 levels for the CFA® Program, as well as both parts of FRM® and CAIA® Level I.
Edge FIT is an approved prep provider for CFA Institute, and has been providing support for CFA® Program candidates since 2014. Edge FIT is also an approved FRM® exam prep provider by GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), as well as an approved CAIA® exam prep provider by the CAIA Association.
When learning at Edge FIT, upon passing, you earn more than the CFA®, FRM® or CAIA® Charter – you connect with experienced industry professionals and create a network that enables you to integrate into the industry… a real game changer.
Edge FIT lives by the values of Responsibility, Integrity, Passion, Community and Legacy, and encourage our candidates to live by the same values. At Edge FIT, we do not simply believe and teach these values – we demonstrate them through all our endeavours.
Our program co-ordinator, Russell Jude, is dedicated to the running of the best CFA® Program in South Africa and constantly strives to make this a reality for all candidates studying with us. He may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
CFA Institute does not endorse, promote, or warrant the accuracy or quality of the products or services offered by Edge Business School. CFA Institute, CFA®, and Chartered Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.
I sat for the Level II exam in June and having attended lectures at Edge I must say I am more than happy with the material and support received from the staff at Edge. What made a difference - was the last month/weeks of preparation. Russell put in a lot of time and effort in putting it all together and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend prospective candidates. See you in Level III!
From the beginning the staff has been efficient and timely from the registration period and throughout. Edge is central and is equipped with all the necessary resources to provide the scholar with best tools to study. The classes are small, which offers the pupils the attention and focus needed to excel. Another aid in this characteristic is the fact that most candidates voluntarily study at Edge, which establishes a more attractive environment to study. In my opinion, the most important aspect to consider is the ability of the teachers to pass on the information to the pupils. All the lecturers that taught me showed to be knowledgeable in their areas of expertise and managed to transmit their knowledge to me. The classes were interactive, to the point and enlightening. Edge has been the perfect business school for me. My needs were met in a delightful environment with the appropriate mechanisms to allow me to reach my academic goals.
The lecturer’s passion, dedication and deep understanding of the work being taught has beyond impressed me. Being at Edge has inspired me to only strive for the best! Thank you Russell for all your hard work time and effort, I don't know what batteries you put in every morning but they must be super powerful! 😜 You really good lecturer and role model for all candidates and we lucky to have you as a lecturer. Looking forward to CFA Level II and III.
The most valuable aspect to me was the quality of the lecturers, with Russel and his team taking a genuine and active interest in each candidate. Our progress was consistently assessed, and any weaknesses were identified and addressed to ensure the best level of preparedness for the exam. Although the CFA curriculum is designed for self-study, being part of the Edge classes and sharing the journey with other candidates made the experience more enjoyable and less lonely! I would thoroughly recommend the Edge program to any CFA candidate who is serious about getting through each level 1st time around.
Edge Business school provided me with the necessary structure and support throughout my studies. The strict schedule, comprehensive lectures and peer support gave me a solid foundation to help me prepare in every way possible for the exams.
Edge has given me a clear advantage to the CFA curriculum, small classes, ongoing support and extensive mock exams toward exam preparation. Edge CFA classes is a tremendous assistance toward success in the CFA exams.
The staff from the admin to lecturers are always helpful. Classes are small enough so you can have one on one. Whenever a question is asked, lecturer are well equipped to answer or come back to you with an answer very quickly. I loved classes with Milica-the pictures and examples made work very easy to remember.
EBS is a fantastic college that has state of the art technology in the classrooms and the best CFA lecturers that have vast experience in the topics of CFA. The lecture team is led by the amazing and experienced Russell Jude. The amount of time and effort that Russell puts into the study materials for CFA and candidates is phenomenal.
Through my experience at Edge Business School, from undergrad to participating in the CFA® Program, Edge Business School lecturers have a unique approach to individually assessing student problems and assist with problem solving on a one on one basis should the need arise. The personal touch of lecturers to candidates with regards to lectures, proves passion and dedication.
Since my first classes at EBS for CFA Level I I’ve enjoyed the culture of diversity and the feeling that I'm part of a family at Edge; this isn't just between the candidates but with the lecturers and staff as well. When I moved on to the next level I knew and mentioned to my work colleagues that I would only consider studying at Edge because I felt that my chances of success would be so much better. I still feel that way today...
Edge is a real game changer, one of if not the best institution for finance in South Africa at the moment. Pair Edge with the CFA® Program, one of the most prestigious finance designations in the world and you have yourself an endless flow of value in your pocket. Portable power I call it. My experience with the CFA® Program and Edge has been the best decision I have ever made. It is a no brainer, unbelievable experience that I will never forget and the value I take with me is really breath taking. Sometimes I say things I didn't even know I knew.
They have ample years of industry and tuition experience and ensured to keep even the most boring and tedious topics relevant with practical examples. I would highly recommend their comprehensive and well-structured Program to anyone registered for the CFA Level I- III examinations in order to save time, energy, and keep stress-levels under control.
Thanks to the Edge Fit team of lecturers and administrators. You've made my CFA Level II journey a pleasant one through all your hard-work and guidance, I am glad to say I have now cleared Level II. I am looking forward to the early start Level III lectures. Best Wishes!